Member Spotlight: Citizens Bank Minnesota

Brief Description of your business and products/services offered:

“WooHoo! It’s What We Do!,” “WooHoo! Banking,” and “Delivering the Ultimate Experience” are a few phrases you may recognize when mentioning Citizens Bank Minnesota. Citizens is proud to be a community-owned and operated bank, with its main office located in New Ulm and branch offices in Lafayette, La Salle, Lakeville, Watkins, and Ormsby, Minnesota. We offer a full suite of banking products and services including many digital banking services to help you bank on the go!


How long have you been in business?

Chartered in 1876, Citizens is one of the oldest banks in Minnesota with 147 years of strength and stability.


What makes your business special?

We take pride in the fact that not only are we a community bank, as demonstrated by our energetic participation and support in the growth and success of the communities that we serve, but also that we are community-owned, with our stock widely held by residents of this area. Community ownership requires us to be sensitive to the needs of our customers and provide our services at reasonable costs. It also allows us flexibility to meet your unique financial needs. Our team members pride themselves on their core values of Excellence, Integrity, Culture, Loyalty, and Innovation. Whether it is through our WooHoo! Banking products and services, community involvement, or dedication to knowing our customers and “Delivering the Ultimate Experience” every day, the team members at Citizens are proud to be a part of the history and future of the communities they serve.


How are you involved in the community of New Ulm?

Citizens, along with its employees, take great pride in volunteering and in helping their neighbors and clients, whether it be in financial assistance and partnership or in volunteerism which contributes to the growth and prosperity of the communities we serve. Citizens is also proud to sponsor many of our communities’ events.


Why do you “Chamber”? 

The Chamber membership has several advantages. Our staff has participated in several networking and education opportunities like: The Women’s Networking Event, Leadercast, Network New Ulm, Parade of Lights, and The Career Expo. We’ve taken advantage of the Willkommen Calls, use of the Chamber website, Chamber e-news for sharing events and news, and we have several of our staff involved in many of the Chamber’s committees.


Do you have any tips for new members?

Get involved!


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